Cotoneaster 'Hessei'



Shrubby groundcover with small dark green leaves turning redish- purple in fall. Dark pink flowers are followed by red fruit that last into the winter. Useful as a mass planting or sprawling over rocks or cascading over walls. Tolerates road salt.

Plant Details


Latin Name:
Cotoneaster x 'Hessei'
Plant Type:
Deciduous Shrub
Care :
Best grown in moist, loamy, well-drained soils, but avoid wet, poorly-drained soils. This is a tough and adaptable plant that can withstand considerable poor soils.
Light Requirements:
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
Groundcover, Spreading
Plant Height:
1-2 Feet
Plant Width:
4-6 Feet
Small rounded green leaves turn reddish-purple in fall.
Tiny, dark pink flowers are followed by red berries.
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Special Features:
  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Songbirds
  • Supports Naturalizing
  • Tolerant of Clay Soil
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Urban Tolerant
  • Erosion Control
  • Low Maintenance